The latest figures from UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) suggest Britain is a ‘sweet spot’ in Europe for overseas investors looking to put their money to work, with inward investment into the country at its highest since records began in the 1980s.
A director with UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) has urged businesses to take advantage of a dedicated ‘trading floor’ at this year’s International Festival of Business (IFB) Hub, where network and do deals with people from over 80 different countries.
The founder of a dessert maker Gü is urging London’s small and medium sized businesses to explore the potential of export markets for boosting their profits by taking part in a series of workshops organised by UK Trade and Investment (UKTI).
Businesses in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)are being encouraged to invest in the UK as part of Vince Cable’s first trip to the emirates as Business Secretary, in a bid to boost trade with the region and encourage more inward investment into the UK.
David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.